The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Friday April 28)

April 28, 2017

Here are some of the biggest stories today.

Kenyans Attack Political Analyst Manyora for Claiming Kabogo Was Rigged Out

There’s one thing Kenyans like more than their morning tea, and that is political analysis. Or as I like calling it, conspiracy theory. With the ongoing political activities in the country, this job of analysing politics has become quite lucrative. Out of nowhere, some recently unknown figures ar

Kenyans Hail The G.O.AT… Orengo Wins Big in Siaya Despite Not Campaigning

Siaya senator James Orengo has become the first Kenyan politician to win an election without declaring his candidature nor campaigning. The legislator floored his rivals to secure ODM ticket for his re-election bid with 140, 748 votes. His closest rival, Argwings Kodhek managed a measly 9,582 vot

Poetic Justice: ‘Celebrations’ After Isaac Mwaura Left ODM Only To Lose Jubilee Nomination

People generally love a good payback. ODM supporters yesterday had the last laugh after nominated MP Isaac Mwaura conceded defeat in the Ruiru parliamentary race. Mwaura came a distant third with Simon Kingara winning the race. Incumbent Esther Gathogo came second. Many saw this as poetic just

Hilarious VIDEO: Hitler Reacts to Waititu’s Win in Kiambu

Hitler Reacts to Kiambu Jubilee Primaries ????????? – Droid (@droid254) April 26, 2017 Against all odds, Ferdinand Waititu Babayao beat William Kabogo to clinch the Jubilee ticket for Kiambu governor. After observing early results trickling in on Tuesday night

Trump’s race against the clock to do something

And just like the President’s first few days in the White House, it’s not immediately clear what exactly it all adds up to. On the one hand, the White House is insisting, like the boss in the Oval Office, that the First 100 days milestone is ridiculous, but on the other hand they are by all indications racing to make the most of every hour until Saturday’s deadline.

100 days that changed America

The dawn of a new administration unleashes conflicting forces of change, hope, opposition, dislocation and even confusion that reverberate throughout Washington far beyond the West Wing of the White House. Every first 100 days is fraught – but President Donald Trump slammed into town on January 20 with unusual force, in keeping with a promise he made to supporters to turn the establishment on its head.

Photographing President Trump

Ever since President Donald Trump raised his right hand, vowing to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, the world has watched his efforts to “Make America Great Again.” Among those observing have been photographers who cover the White House. Day after day – and often shoulder to shoulder – they document the happenings of the Trump administration.

Nuclear tests will ‘never stop,’ North Korean government official says

Speaking to CNN Wednesday, Sok Chol Won wouldn’t confirm when the country’s long-anticipated sixth nuclear test would take place but said it wouldn’t be influenced by outside events. “The nuclear test is an important part of our continued efforts to strengthen our nuclear forces,” he said.

China tried to hack THAAD-linked group, US cybersecurity firm says

“China uses cyber espionage pretty regularly when Chinese interests are at stake to better understand facts on the ground,” John Hultquist, the director of cyber espionage analysis at FireEye, told CNN’s News Stream. “We have evidence that they targeted at least one party that has been associated with the missile placements.”

The Pope’s perilous mission to Egypt

In 1219, St. Francis crossed battlefields strewn with slain soldiers to reach the Muslim sultan’s camp in Egypt. His aim was to end the Crusades, an act of idealism that fellow Christians feared would end in Francis’ death. The friar survived, but his plan didn’t. Malik al-Kamil refused to convert to Christianity.

Hiker found alive after seven weeks lost in Himalayas

Survivor Liang Sheng-yue was found conscious and with the remains of his partner, Liu Chen-chun, just before midday Wednesday and airlifted out of a ravine near the Narchet River in the Himalayas, according to rescuer Madhav Basnet.

Marine Le Pen: The person behind the party

Or at least that is what she believes. France is suffering from high unemployment, a stagnant economy, security fears, and the country remains bitterly divided as the government struggles to cope with immigration and integration. It is this fertile ground of disenchantment with the political class and a desire for change upon which Le Pen has built her campaign.

The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out passenger fiasco

In the wake of the forcible removal of a passenger from one of its regional flights earlier this month, United Airlines on Thursday acknowledged four failures at the airline and released a list of ten initiatives aimed at preventing a repeat of the incident that sparked a global public relations disaster.

Google researcher figures how to make great night photos with a smartphone

Name the number one problem with smartphone cameras. If you picked “nighttime photos,” we agree: While smartphone cameras have improved by orders of magnitude in the last decade, due to the constraints of their tiny lenses, low light conditions are still their Achilles’ heel.

Twitter celebrates Trump’s first 100 days with the savage burns you’d expect

We’re closing in on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, even though it’s felt more like 100 years since the inauguration. Pundits are now trying to gauge where the president falls on the success scale, from “SAD!” to “BIGLY!,” for this somewhat important but still kinda arbitrary milestone.

Someone threw these cute chickens on a train carriage then fled into the night

Is Borat still inspiring people to do dumb sh*t more than ten years on? When an unknown passenger threw two chickens on to a packed train in Sydney, Australia, before fleeing on Wednesday, it seemed a lot like an act of absurdist comedy. But it’s a mystery really.

Google Home is upping your cooking game with 5 million new recipes

Forget your stack of dusty old cookbooks and your worries about gunking up your phone with messy hands while you struggle to follow directions in the kitchen. Google Home will help streamline your cooking experience with a major expansion of its ability to guide you through recipes.

NASA’s new space fabric looks like chain mail and can protect astronauts

Raul Polit Casillas at NASA’s JPL created a 3D-printed “space fabric” that’s flexible, easy to create, and a thermal regulator.

Samsung has an app to keep you from texting and driving

Okay, we all know we really shouldn’t text and drive. But temptation is strong and sometimes getting back to someone right now feels more important than anything else. It’s not, of course, but it’s a feeling that can be difficult to shake, even if we know it’s dangerous.

Instagram has more users than ever

It’s only a matter of time until Instagram joins Facebook’s billion-user club. The company announced Wednesday the photo sharing app has reached 700 million monthly active users, up from 600 million in December.

Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street Speech Is Completely In Character

The rumors are true: Former President Barack Obama will receive $400,000 to speak at a health care conference organized by the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. It should not be a surprise. This unseemly and unnecessary cash-in fits a pattern of bad behavior involving the financial sector, one that spans Obama’s entire presidency.

Trump Wants To Break Up The Court That Blocked His Travel Ban

President Donald Trump is threatening to break up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which blocked his executive order banning travel from several nations with large Muslim populations and restricted the acceptance of refugees. Asked by the Washington Examiner if he had considered proposals to split the court, Trump replied: ” Absolutely, I have.”

All Beyoncé Has To Do Is Read Off A Menu And She Becomes A Meme

Let’s face it, we don’t have that much in common with Beyoncé. So when she does something ― anything ― we can relate to, well, it’s impossible to ignore. Bey recently attended a private, star-studded dinner for Roc Nation exec Lenny Santiago’s birthday in Los Angeles.

Ellen Made A Joke About The Paris Robbery And Kim Kardashian Laughed

Kim Kardashian’s robbery is heavy stuff. After thieves held her at gunpoint in Paris back in October, the reality TV star was left traumatized by the incident and retreated from the public eye for several months.

What The American Dining Scene Would Look Like Without Immigrants

In light of President Donald Trump’s recent threats to immigrants in the United States, these days we’re becoming more and more aware of the value that other cultures bring to our nation. A quick look at the current American dining scene, and this value becomes instantly palpable.

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